Program Details

GEMBA provides a high-quality business education for executives who desire to expand the scope of their careers.
Milan, Italy
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Executive Business Administration

Program Overview

Program Description:
The SDA Bocconi Global Executive MBA is a 20 month program that alternates between face-to-face modules and distance learning platforms. Participants take a total of 10 modules every other month (covering 61 F2F full-time equivalent days), 8 delivered for one week, plus two 9-day modules. Four modules take place at international Partners such as UCLA Anderson School of Management (Los Angeles - USA), Fudan University (Shanghai - China), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark) and FIA-Fundação Instituto de Administração in São Paulo. After a core curriculum phase participants have the opportunity to take advanced topics focused on business process, areas and industries. Electives can then take place at SDA Bocconi or at another top international business school that is part of the Global EMBA exchange network. The SDA Bocconi Global Executive MBA is unique in that it combines a truly global perspective with an intense experience rooted in a dynamic European context. The program gathers people with deep professional backgrounds allowing for a fertile context for benchmarking and a good opportunity to learn from the experience of classmates. What is learned and shared in the classroom can be immediately used and applied to each student’s own companies, the idea is to have a continuous and effective exchange of experiences between work and class. Key facts: 20-months, 10 face-to-face modules + distance learning A blend of face-to-face and distance learning to balance career development with executive education. Global Mindset with Local Sensitivity; International Networking. Class Modules in Europe, North and South America, China. Management excellence. Electives and Exchanges. Career Coaching. Student club activities. START DATE: March 2014 APPLICATION DEADLINE: 10 December 2013

Additional Program Information

Financial Aid:
* Degree in any discipline * Minimum of 5-6 years professional experience * Proficiency in English: If English is not your mother tongue, you must take the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic tests * Strong motivation * IT competency and laptop with Internet connection * Good leadership skills and interpersonal skills * GMAT - The GMAT is a very important indicator of class performance, but is only one of the elements considered in the selection process.